Author: tucker-kelleher-brozost

Science, Technology, and the Law

Controlling our DNA: the legal implications of CRISPR-Cas9

In 1928, Alexander Fleming discovered that a mold had contaminated one of his petri dishes and killed the bacteria growing in it. This mold defeated previously fatal infections and created one of the largest paradigm shifts in medical history. Howard Markel, The real story behind penicillin, PBS.com (Sept. 27, 2013), http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/the-real- story-behind-the-worlds-first-antibiotic. Today, medical science…
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